Health News Archive - February 01, 2010

LONDON, February 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Faster Than its Competition and to Strengthen Expansion Plans Misys plc (LSE: MSY), the global application software and services company, today announces that Piraeus Bank, the Athens-based universal bank, has licensed Misys BankFusion Equation as the technology platform to underpin its expansion plans. Misys Equation has added value to Piraeus Bank's operations for many years across its domestic and selected international branches, using Equation to run the bank's operations across 343 branches in Greece and 220 branches in three of its international subsidiaries.

MORRISVILLE, Pa., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing Myeloma (www.ManagingMyeloma.com) convened the 2010 Multidisciplinary Advisory Board on January 16,( )2010 to review the past 18 months and discuss the educational and practical needs of myeloma practitioners in an evolving therapeutic landscape.

Campaign Brings Together Support from over 90 Corporations, Non-Profit Foundations, Research Institutions, Hospitals and Advocacy Groups; New Blue Jeans Denim Ribbon Unveiled To Promote Rare Disease Awareness DANA POINT, Calif., Feb.

FRAZER, Pa., AESCH, Switzerland, and MAISONS-ALFORT, France, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Mepha AG and its subsidiaries, a profitable, privately-held, Swiss-based pharmaceutical company.

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI) today announced that the Company will release its fourth quarter and full fiscal 2009 results before market open on Wednesday, February 17th, 2010, to be followed by a conference call at 10:00 am Eastern Time.

CLEVELAND, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DATATRAK International, Inc.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Agito Networks, Inc.(TM), the company delivering innovative solutions in enterprise mobility, today announced the availability of Agito Global Enterprise.

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC) today announced that Paul H.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.